how to pronounce swerve /swɜːv/
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swerve is pronounced in one syllable
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An example use of swerve in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… will deliberately swerve to kill animals …”
meanings of swerve verb: To bend; to incline. To drive in the trajectory of another vehicle to stop it, to cut off. To stray; to wander; to rove. To go out of a straight line; to deflect. To climb or move upward by winding or turning. Of a projectile, to travel in a curved line. To turn aside or deviate to avoid impact. To wander from any line prescribed, or from a rule or duty; to depart from what is established by law, duty, custom, or the like; to deviate. noun: A deviation from duty or custom. A sudden movement out of a straight line, for example to avoid a collision. words with pronunciation similar to swerve words that rhyme with swerve Did this page help you?